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On June 10 the Oregon House of Representatives passed SB 187, which restricts data mining, targeted advertising and the use of student data for the purpose of building marketing profiles.  We thank those of you who contacted Legislators, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum for proposing the bill, and the many legislators who led the way and supported it.  It’s a big win for our kids! Now for one last request… As we get closer to adjournment of the session, decisions are … read more

A 28 member work group from the Oregon Education Association, Oregon Education Investment Board, and Oregon Department of Education collaborated on a white paper with 12 proposed recommendations to change Oregon’s assessments.  The proposals call for a more balanced approach to assessments, including classroom based and interim assessments to guide teaching.   OEA President Hanna Vaandering made a presentation to the Oregon PTA Board in February, and the Board is optimistic about the proposals.  You can view copies of the report … read more

Congratulations are in order to five local unit PTA’s in Oregon! Calapooia Middle School PTSA (Albany), Creston School PTA (Portland), Hosford Middle School PTSA (Portland), James John PTA (Portland) Stephenson PTA (Portland) All were awarded a $1000 grant sponsored by AXA Foundation and administered by National PTA.  These schools applied for and received the funds for programs to celebrate Take Your Family to School Week (February 16-20, 2015).  Each PTA submitted grant proposals to hold events at their schools, designed … read more


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